Celebrating 175 years of Directors of Public Health
Blog post from Councillor David Fothergill celebrating the achievements of Directors of Public Health and where it all started in 1847 when Liverpool became the first city in the world to appoint an officer of health.
Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, Remaining Stages, House of Commons, 23 and 28 November 2022
We are deeply concerned that the proposed risk-mitigation measures in clause 71 of the Bill potentially give the Secretary of State significant powers to intervene in a local authority. There is a danger that the formula-based approach outlined in the Bill could impact more widely than intended.
LGA responds to PAC report on children’s social care innovation
“It is good the Committee backs our call to build on the success of the Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme as councils face both financial pressures and increasing numbers of children requiring support for more complex needs."